Fancy Training on the Set of Doctor Who Series 12?

If you’re passionate about working in the TV industry, It’s My Shout Ltd is offering 5 training opportunities on the set of Doctor Who. These are paid opportunities that aim to make the media more accessible and give newcomers an in-road.

It’s My Shout Ltd has been finding new talent since 2002, producing short films for their broadcast partners, BBC and S4C.

Successful candidates will gain hands-on practical experience within a fast paced, vibrant and challenging production environment.

Here’s the criteria:

  • The ideal candidate will have the ambition to pursue a career in Drama TV production, with a strong work ethic, and a willingness to work in a fast-paced environment. They will be an enthusiastic and collaborative team player because buzzwords are important in these sorts of projects…
  • This opportunity is not open to people in full-time education.
  • You will need to be fully available for 11 weeks from 29th April to 12th July.

You will know whether you have been selected for an interview by 5th April 2019 and if successful, will need to be available for interviews on the week of 8th April 2019.

Here are the opportunities available:

Floor Runner
The role requires a person who is enthusiastic, passionate, and hard-working. Previous experience is not essential but a willingness to learn and a resolve to work hard is a must. A sense of humour is vital, as is the ability to interact with fellow cast and crew. During the scheme, the candidate will learn and understand set etiquette, provide hospitality for cast and crew, support the AD team on the floor, and assist the production with a large variety of requests.

Junior Graphic Designer
The role requires a person who is organised and passionate with an artistic flair and must be proficient with graphic packages such as Photoshop and Illustrator and who can work to tight deadlines. During the scheme, there is also an opportunity for the candidate to learn and understand some of the art department processes to include sourcing props, understanding a plan, and set dressing when necessary for filming.

Costume
The role requires a person who is enthusiastic and hardworking with a willingness to learn and work within a team whilst answering to the Costume Supervisor and Designer. During the scheme, the candidate will learn and understand some of the production processes to include maintaining, altering and cleaning costumes, dressing actors, script breakdown, continuity, production scheduling, and set etiquette.

Carpenter
The role requires someone with a keen interest in carpentry who is hardworking, ambitious and is eager to develop new skills. You will need to have experience of working as a Carpenter – a carpentry qualification would be beneficial. You will need to have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with fellow crew.

TV Electrician
This is a rare opportunity for a qualified electrician (apprenticeship – AM2/relevant qualification, 17th Edition and IEE wiring regulations, Inspection and Testing, City & Guilds parts 2 and 3, City and Guilds 2356 Electrotechnical Services NVQ (or equivalent) to receive additional concise training in all aspects of television electrical and lighting practices. The successful candidate will be hardworking, ambitious and eager to develop new skills. You will need to have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with fellow crew.

If you are interested, send your CV (as a PDF) with your name and the role that you are interested in with a short paragraph about why you think you are the perfect candidate for this opportunity to DoctorWho.Scheme@bbc.co.uk by Sunday 31st March 2019. 

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